Please make a donation to support Gunter's Space Page.
Thank you very much for visiting Gunter's Space Page. I hope that this site is useful and informative for you.
If you appreciate the information provided on this site, please consider supporting my work by making a simple and secure donation via PayPal. Please help to run the website and keep everything free of charge. Thank you very much.

Irvine 02

The Irvine 02 is a 1U CubeSat educational mission by the Irvine Public School Foundation to allow students to acquire technical skills in tracking and communicating with the satellite in the first year, then maintaining continuity of the program as new students enter the program the following year.

It will be one of the smallest CubeSats to fly with an electric propulsion system. The Irvine CubeSat STEM Program (ICSP) is a multi-year endeavor that directly impacts over a hundred students from six high schools and two school districts each year and engages the local community in STEM education, specifically space exploration, in a meaningful way.

It was selected in 2017 by NASA to be launched as part of the ELaNa program.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Irvine Public School Foundation
Contractors: Irvine Public School Foundation
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: Electric propulsion system
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Irvine 02 - (via NASA ELaNa program) with ?
Further Irvine missions: